Capture the Fracture

FLS across the world are receiving recognition by applying to the Capture the Fracture® program and having their FLS assessed against the CTF Best Practice Framework Read more
Through its Capture the Fracture® (CTF) mentorship programme, IOF aims to facilitate the transfer of knowledge and skills in the implementation of Fracture Liaison Services (FLS) worldwide by connecting experienced FLS champions with institutions interested in establishing a new FLS. Read more
San Servolo nurse education meeting 2017
Nurses not only play a key role in orthogeriatric fracture patient care, they are also ideally placed to take the lead as coordinators of Fracture Liaison Services (FLS) in clinics and hospitals. The Meeting “New Strategies in Nurse Education in Fragility Fracture Management”, held in San Servolo, Venice from May 15-16, 2017, brought together more than 30 nurse practitioners from throughout... Read more
Capture-the-Fracture Global Map of Best Practice
The Capture the Fracture® (CTF) network is growing! In the month of April alone, nine new Fracture Liaison Services (FLS) were added to the Global Map of Best Practice: Read more
At the recent IOF Worldwide Conference of Osteoporosis Patient Societies, the Taiwanese Osteoporosis Association (TOA) received an award for their extensive efforts in support of Fracture Liaison Services (FLS) in Taiwan. The recognition, which was awarded for the best secondary fracture prevention campaign among IOF member societies worldwide, was a wonderful way for TOA to celebrate its 20th... Read more
IOF member SEIOMM (Sociedad Española de Investigación Ósea y del Metabolismo Mineral) is a multidisciplinary society dedicated to clinical care and basic and clinical research in the field of bone metabolism. The society, which in 2017 marks its 30th anniversary, has a tradition of promoting best practice, quality research and medical education on bone metabolism in Spain. Read more
Osteoporosis Canada's FLS-forum-2017
Osteoporosis Canada hosted 60 delegates from 10 provinces at the FLS Forum 2017 on February 25th and 26th in Toronto. Current evidence on models to close the post-fracture care gap were presented and delegates gained an understanding of the tools they need to implement effective FLS in their own jurisdictions. Read more
Worldwide, more organizations, and guidance from leading stakeholders, are recommending Fracture Liaison Services (FLS). Read more
IOF’s first Capture the Fracture® (CTF) Mentorship Programme workshop took place in St Petersburg on November 28, 2016, in collaboration with the Russian Association on Osteoporosis, led by Olga Lesnyak. Close to 30 candidates from the Russian Federation joined the FLS workshop to understand more about how to effectively implement Fracture Liaison Services (FLS) at a local level. Read more
Earlier in the year, Capture the Fracture® announced a new Mentorship programme to facilitate the transfer of knowledge and skills by connecting experienced Fracture Liaison Service (FLS) ‘champions’ with clinics aiming to establish a new FLS. A central pillar of the programme is on-site training which allows an FLS candidate to benefit from a one-day visit at the FLS champion’s institution. Read more

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